The 645-square-foot MARVILA ATTIC didn’t start like this. Previous to KEMA studio renovating the house, it was an attic in disrepair in an outdated industrial space of Lisbon, Portugal. Lastly, the neighborhood is present process a revitalization and this undertaking is part of it. KEMA studio reworked the unlivable attic right into a shiny and ethereal residence with views of the close by Tagus River.
The renovation required a model new roof and inside construction, forsaking the one salvageable parts, the ground construction and gable partitions. A full toilet and personal entry have been added to spherical out the house’s operate.
To maximise the pure gentle and airiness of the brand new design, the non-public areas are contained in a separate quantity, leaving the general public house open.
A separate quantity within the residing space homes storage, an embedded couch, and the kitchen behind fluted wooden panels. That leaves the remaining house as open and minimal as potential.
4 new skylights and two dormer home windows are added to fill the house with daylight.
There’s even hidden storage within the wall by the entry stairs, excellent for jackets and sneakers.
A window above the bed room quantity and a mirror on the again wall retains the steps well-lit.
Total, the minimalist design contains pure tones and sustainable + eco-friendly supplies, like fiber cement panels, coloured wooden fiber panels, plywood, steel, brick tiles, and picket ground.
Images by Alexander Bogorodskiy and Eliza Borkowska – KEMA studio.
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